DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.18203/2320-6012.ijrms20181786

A rare association of Kimura’s disease with chronic pulmonary aspergillosis

Laxma Reddy S., Bhaskar K., Vara Prasad K., Paramjyothi G. K.

Abstract


Kimura’s disease is a rare chronic benign inflammatory condition characterised by nodules of skin and soft tissue and lymphnodes. Eosinophilic infiltration is a prominent finding. It has been reported in association with various conditions like nephrotic syndrome, bronchial asthma, ulcerative colitis and aortitis syndrome. Hereby we present a case in medical literature to the best of our knowledge in Kimura’s disease in association with chronic cavitary pulmonary aspergillosis, which has never been reported. He was treated with antifungals, after which he responded clinically, eosinophilia has subsided and he is under regular follow up. Now This case report suggest possible role of chronic aspergillosis as a cause for Kimura’s disease.


Keywords


Chronic pulmonary aspergillosis, Kimura's disease

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